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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Freedom:

There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
~ Charles Kingsley.

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759.

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
~ Thomas Paine.

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
~ Edward R. Murrow.

We feel free when we escape - even if it be but from the frying pan into the fire.
~ Eric Hoffer.

We have enjoyed so much freedom for so long that we are perhaps in danger of forgetting how much blood it cost to establish the Bill of Rights.
~ Felix Frankfurter.

We have to call it "freedom": who'd want to die for "a lesser tyranny"?
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression - everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way everywhere in the world. The third is freedom from want...everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear... anywhere in the world.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes.

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
~ William Faulkner.

We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls.
~ Robert J. McCracken.

When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.
~ Oscar Wilde Quotes.

Who speaks of liberty while the human mind is in chains?
~ Francis Wright, 1828.

You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
~ Robert Frost.

In those wretched countries where a man cannot call his tongue his own, he can scarce call anything his own. Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.
~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes.

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